Biden Says He Had ‘Positive, Productive’ NATO Meeting With Turkey’s Erdoğan

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Biden Says He Had ‘Positive, Productive’ NATO Meeting With Turkey’s Erdoğan” – below is their description. President Joe Biden on Monday said he had a “positive and productive” meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a NATO summit in Brussels. Biden added he was “confident” both … Read more Biden Says He Had ‘Positive, Productive’ NATO Meeting With Turkey’s Erdoğan

LIVE: Biden Holds Bilateral Meeting With Turkey President Erdoğan in Brussels

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Biden Holds Bilateral Meeting With Turkey President Erdoğan in Brussels” – below is their description. (June 14) Watch live as President Joe Biden holds a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday, June 14, 2021, at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. President Joe … Read more LIVE: Biden Holds Bilateral Meeting With Turkey President Erdoğan in Brussels

Von der Leyen: ‘Sofagate’ incident happened because I’m a woman

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Von der Leyen: ‘Sofagate’ incident happened because I’m a woman” – below is their description. Ursula von der Leyen humiliated Charles Michel on Monday in revenge for the European Council president’s part in the sexist “sofagate” scandal that embarrassed her on a diplomatic visit to Turkey. She was … Read more Von der Leyen: ‘Sofagate’ incident happened because I’m a woman

Yusuf Erim on Erdogan’s controversial decision to sack the Central Bank Governor

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Yusuf Erim on Erdogan’s controversial decision to sack the Central Bank Governor” – below is their description. The Turkish lira has plunged following President Erdogan’s controversial decision to oust former central bank governor Naci Agbal. He had just announced his decision to raise interest rates… a policy … Read more Yusuf Erim on Erdogan’s controversial decision to sack the Central Bank Governor

Erdogan urges end to Ukraine tension, offers Turkey’s support

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Erdogan urges end to Ukraine tension, offers Turkey’s support” – below is their description. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called for the “worrying” developments in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region to come to an end after meeting his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelenskiyy in Istanbul on Sunday, adding … Read more Erdogan urges end to Ukraine tension, offers Turkey’s support

Ursula Von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Ursula Von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks” – below is their description. The president of the European commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the European council president, Charles Michel, met the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in Ankara on Tuesday. It appeared Von der … Read more Ursula Von der Leyen snubbed in chair gaffe at EU-Erdoğan talks

Coronavirus: Canada has close to 20,500 active COVID-19 cases, feds report | FULL

Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: Canada has close to 20,500 active COVID-19 cases, feds report | FULL” – below is their description. Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam on Friday announced the country’s latest coronavirus numbers — 191,732 total cases of COVID-19, 9,699 total deaths due to the virus … Read more Coronavirus: Canada has close to 20,500 active COVID-19 cases, feds report | FULL

We cannot turn a blind eye on violations of Turkish Cypriots’ rights – Erdogan at UNGA75

RT published this video item, entitled “We cannot turn a blind eye on violations of Turkish Cypriots’ rights – Erdogan at UNGA75” – below is their description. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has addressed the tensions in the eastern Mediterranean region at the 75th annual UNGA meeting. RT YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your … Read more We cannot turn a blind eye on violations of Turkish Cypriots’ rights – Erdogan at UNGA75

🇹🇷 Turkey – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

United Nations published this video item, entitled “🇹🇷 Turkey – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session” – below is their description. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 22 – 29 September 2020). ———– On -Demand … Read more 🇹🇷 Turkey – President Addresses General Debate, 75th Session

Reconversion of Hagia Sofia back into a mosque: a throwback to “Turkey’s hegemonic past” ?

In The France 24 Debate, The Cato Institute’s Mustafa Akyol fears that #Turkey’s tradition of a tolerant #Islam will be overshadowed by references to centuries of Ottoman hegemony. From Beirut – formerly under Ottoman rule – @Sciences Po’s Jana Jabbour tells of the split over Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s decision to reconvert #HagiaSophia into a mosque. … Read more Reconversion of Hagia Sofia back into a mosque: a throwback to “Turkey’s hegemonic past” ?

Back to a mosque: Erdogan’s reconversion of Hagia Sophia

Why now? Turkey’s president is ordering a return to tradition for what’s much more than a tourist attraction, but a monument for the ages: after decades of disputes, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has chosen to reconvert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. The move reverses a 1935 decision by the founder of secular … Read more Back to a mosque: Erdogan’s reconversion of Hagia Sophia

‘Deeply saddened’: Pope Francis on Hagia Sophia reverting to mosque

The pope said he feels ‘deeply saddened’ by the decision of Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to convert Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia from a museum back into a mosque. The Unesco-listed building was first constructed as a cathedral in the Christian Byzantine empire but was converted into a mosque after the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453 … Read more ‘Deeply saddened’: Pope Francis on Hagia Sophia reverting to mosque

Are sanctions an effective punishment for human rights abuses? | Inside Story

It’s a crackdown on despots and dictators. Britain’s government has announced its first sanctions since leaving the European Union. They punish the perpetrators of what it calls ‘the gravest human rights offenders’. The targets include suspects linked to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Russians connected to the killing of tax fraud whistleblower lawyer … Read more Are sanctions an effective punishment for human rights abuses? | Inside Story

‘I’m Not Involved: Trump Says It Was Barr’s Decision to Fire U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman

Attorney General William Barr on Saturday told the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan that President Donald Trump had removed him from the job, deepening tensions between the country’s chief law enforcement officer and a high-profile U.S. attorney who had been overseeing investigations of Trump’s allies. Adding to the confusion, Trump distanced himself from the move … Read more ‘I’m Not Involved: Trump Says It Was Barr’s Decision to Fire U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman

1, 2, 3, FIGHT! | Turkish parliament turns into a boxing ring

Turkey’s parliament descended into a chaotic fistfight after an opposition lawmaker accused President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of disrespecting Turkish soldiers killed recently in Idlib, Syria. During a closed session about the country’s operations in Idlib, opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) member Engin Ozkoc said Erdogan disrespected the dead troops and had also acted irresponsibly by … Read more 1, 2, 3, FIGHT! | Turkish parliament turns into a boxing ring